Monday, November 30, 2009

DIC's Bi-weekly Challenge

Stop by the Digital-Ink Co challenge blog to meet the new Design Team and join our Holiday challenge. We have a 1st time sponsor this week, Cosmo Cricket. The image for my card is by Reece Designs and is titled "Santa Lucy". The image was colored with Prisma watercolor pencils and blender pen. Here is a list of the other materials:

Paper: Whisper White
SU Real Red
DCWV Holiday Collection Paper

Embellishments: Offray Bow

Holiday Time Stickers (Wal-Mart)
Stampendous Diamond Dot Stickers

Be sure to stop by the Challeng Blog and store often to see what new and exciting things are coming.

Sunday, November 29, 2009

"Wishing Angel" Blog Hop

Michelle Perkett of Enchanted Inspirations has planned a blog hop for Saturday, December 5th. Each member of her Paper Craft Planet Group was given this image to make a card, post on their blog and in the groups gallery. Michelle also asked us to make a special wish for someone this Christmas. Join us on this blog hop as we wish everyone a Merry Christmas.

Friday, November 27, 2009

December Sale at Digital-Ink Co

For the entire month of December, make any purchase for $5.00 or more, and receive a Christmas gift from any one of your favorite creators. Here's how it works. Upon checkout, fill out the special notes area letting us know what stamp you would like, and the creator's name. That's it! You'll receive your Christmas gift within 24 hours of your purchase.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Holiday Challenge at Digital-Ink Co.

Stop by the Digital-Ink Co blog and check out all the details on our new Holiday challenge. While there check out the store for some fantastic new images.

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge

For the sketch challenge at Midnight Madness, I chose this image created by my daughter, Tanya. The image was colored using Prisma watercolor pencils and a blender pen.

Paper: SU Whisper White cardstock
DCWV Holiday Collection paper
SU Garden Green cardstock

Embellishments: Offray ribbon flowers
Christmas Ribbon (Big Lots Dist.)
K & Co die cut
Make sure to stop by Midnight Madness every Tuesday for a new challenge. Please check out Tanya's other images on her new store blog.

Friday, November 20, 2009

Exciting News...

I have some wonderful news to share with you. I was chosen to be part of the Design Team at Digital Ink Co. For November, I was a guest designer and now to be asked to be a part of this Design Team is more than I could have imagined. It is so much fun to work with the images from the store for the challenges. The challenges are now bi-weekly beginning November 30th. Why not hop over to the Digital Ink Co Challenge blog and join us? There is always room for more.

Monday, November 16, 2009

Denise's Christmas Blog Candy

Would you like to win some fabulous blog candy? Then hop on over to Designs by Denise for the chance to win one of four prize packages. Each package contains stamps, a punch, embellishments and more. Denise's post for this blog candy will run until December 10th, so hurry on over for your chance to win. What a great way to celebrate the Holidays!

Digital Ink Challenge

Digital Ink Co has posted a sketch challenge this week. You may switch the sketch around, but the basic sketch idea must be visible. I chose Merry Chris-Moose from Sewn Together as my focus. Here are the details:

Paper: SU Whisper White
SU Real Red
DCWV Designer Papers
Wood Paper from McMahon Five Designs

Ink: SU Garden Green

Sentiment: SU Jingle

Ribbon: Red, Green, White Check by Big Lots Dist.

Nestabilities Scalloped Circles
Come on over to Digital Ink Co and join in the fun. Don't forget to check out all the wonderful images in the store.

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Card for Saturday Challenge

Yesterday I posted about the challenge at Saturday Spotlight. I finally made it into my craft room to work on challenge cards. Here is the card I designed for the Spotlight challenge. The image is from Whimsy Designs at the Digital Ink Co Store. Don't forget you still have time to enter, so hop on over to Saturday Spotlight and check out all the details.

Paper: SU Whisper White

SU Certain Celery

Brown from Hollo's

Ribbon: Autumn Harvest

Nestabilities Scalloped Circles

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Saturday Spotlight Challenge

Today's challenge at Saturday Spotlight is to "create a masterboard" using designer paper or stamps, to create several cards/projects at once. This will give you a good start on your holiday cards and projects. Check out Vicki's tutorial here if you aren't sure how to create a masterboard. Digital Ink Co is the sponsor this week and has provided the images for our Design Team's creations. Upload your entry on the Saturday Spotlight Blog through Mr. Linky for a chance to win three free sets of your choice from Digital Ink.

Friday, November 13, 2009

Tanya's Images Online

My younger daughter, Tanya, has started a blog to sell some of her images as digi stamps online. She began drawing at a young age and took art classes in high school for three years. Dar and I finally convinced her to try to sell her images. Please stop by her blog at and check out her images. She will be adding more images as she finishes drawing them. Here is a sampling of her work.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Digital Ink Co Images Revealed

For my sneak peek card in my blog on Tuesday I used one of the new images by Angela from Sewn Together called "Cammie in Thank You Basket. Here is the finished card:

Paper: SU Bashful Blue cardstock
Plaid paper by DCWC
Bright pink paper
Textured White cardstock

Martha Stewart Punches: Daisy
Eyelet Edge

Image was colored with prisma watercolor pencils and blender pen.

White self-stick pearls were used for the flower centers. Hop on over to the Digital Ink Co Store to see all the new images.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Digital Ink Co Sneak Peek

Digital Ink Co will reveal new images on November 12. Each design team member has created a card using one of these images. Here is my sneak peek. Check back on Thursday, November 12 to see the full image revealed. Then hop on over to Digitial Ink Co to view all the digi stamps in the store.

Monday, November 9, 2009

Digital Ink Co Theme Challenge

The challenge this week at Digital Ink Co is make a theme card with a quote. Your theme could be Thanksgiving, Friends, Birthday, etc., but it must have a quote to match the theme. Here are the details for my card.
Image: Give Thanks Pilgrims - April Reece Designs
Paper: Paper Pizazz Leaf print
Paper Pizazz brown dotted
Textured white cardstock
Rust cardstock
Sentiment: Retired SU Thanksgiving stamp
Embellishments: Darice Autumn Magic ribbon
Darice Sunflower stickers
The image was colored using Prismacolor watercolor pencils and a blender pen. Check out all the details on the Digital Ink Co Blog and join in on the fun.

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Card for Penny's Challenges

Penny's Challenges this week was a "Winter Theme." The recipe called for a winter scene using sparkles or glitter and ribbon. Here are the details for my card:

Paper: White cardstock
Navy Blue cardstock with white speckles
DCWV Snowflake Designer paper
SU Bashful Blue cardstock
Ink: Memories Black Ink
Embellishments: Liquid Applique
Glitter Dust
Snowflake grograin ribbon
We would love to have you join us for this fun challenge every Wednesday.

Thursday, November 5, 2009

MMSC26 Challenge Card

For the Midnight Madness sketch challenge this week, I chose this die cut image from K & Co.The background paper is from the DCWV Holiday Collection. The cardbase is SU Whisper White and the ribbon is distributed by Big Lots Company. The paper in the corner was given to me by my friend Darlene. Join in the fun at Midnight Madness for a chance to win some fabulous prizes.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Penny's New Challenge

This week's challenge at Penny's Challenges is a recipe using "A Winter Theme". Your card must have sparkles or glitter and ribbon. Hop on over to Penny's Challenges and join in the fun.

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Tanya's Creations

My younger daughter, Tanya, is hoping to sell some of her images on a blog. Next week, I am going to get together with her to set up a personal blog as well as a blog for selling her images. Here are two of the images she has created so far. Please say a prayer for us as we begin this new venture.

Monday, November 2, 2009

Digital-Ink Co Challenge

This is my first challenge as a guest designer for Digital-Ink Co Challenge Blog. The challenge this week is a color combo. I love this bear from Whimsy Design Studio collection at the Digital-Ink Co Store. I decided he would be the perfect image for a baby boy card. The image was colored using prisma watercolor pencils and a blender pen.

Paper: DCWV Designer paper - Spring Collection
White cardstock for the card base
SU Certain Celery

Embellishments: Blue gingham ribbon
Baby Boy Sticker
Flower gems

I used the circle Nestabilities for the bear panel and layered it over a Certain Celery Nestabilities scalloped circle. The prize for this week's challenge is this cute "Chilly Penguin" by Whimsy Design Studio. Visit the Digital-Ink Co blog, join the challenge and see all the exciting things going on this month. Don't forget to stop by the store to see all the wonderful images the designers have created.

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Michelle Perkett Studio Challenge #2

This week's challenge for Michelle Perkett's group at Paper Craft Planet was a sketch challenge.

I chose to use one of Michelle's images which can be purchased at her store at Arianna is the title of this beautiful image. The image was colored with prisma watercolor pencils and a blender. Here are the other details:

Paper: DCWV Designer paper
white cardstock
SU Marigold Morning cardstock

Embellishments: Leaf Buttons
Prima flowers
Silk flowers
Die cut paper flowers

Be sure to stop by Michelle's blog to see what she has been working on recently.

I Won!

Denise of Designs by Denise blog offered a chance to win some wonderful blog candy to celebrate her October birthday. Denise had 3 prizes and I won Blog Candy #2. Winner of Blog Candy #1 (Canadian Stamp Candy) was Chris D from Simple Things in Life and the winner of the Martha Stewart Holiday Punch was Laura K from Cards & Butterflies). Congratulations ladies! Thanks Denise for this fabulous contest.